The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 28 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 173 129 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.22% 5.69% 8.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.68% 6.22% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 99 92 137
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,800 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2254 2075 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.03% 91.49% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1575 1554
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 242 (66.85%) Windows
2 134 (37.02%) Microsoft
3 112 (30.94%) TCP/IP
4 110 (30.39%) Active Directory
5 105 (29.01%) Windows 7
6 103 (28.45%) Linux
7 90 (24.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 88 (24.31%) VMware
9 79 (21.82%) UNIX
10 58 (16.02%) SQL
10 58 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 56 (15.47%) Security Cleared
12 55 (15.19%) Cisco
13 54 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (14.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 48 (13.26%) Firewall
15 48 (13.26%) DV Cleared
16 46 (12.71%) SC Cleared
16 46 (12.71%) MS Excel
17 44 (12.15%) Oracle
18 42 (11.60%) Citrix
19 41 (11.33%) SAN
20 40 (11.05%) HP
21 38 (10.50%) Windows 8
22 34 (9.39%) Degree
23 33 (9.12%) Telecoms
23 33 (9.12%) ITIL
24 31 (8.56%) MS Exchange
25 29 (8.01%) EMC
25 29 (8.01%) Red Hat

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (8.56%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.63%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.14%) IIS
4 15 (4.14%) Lotus Domino
4 15 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.38%) Documentum
6 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.10%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.83%) Apache
7 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 46 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.14%) MS Office
3 6 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.14%) Office 365
2 8 (2.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 112 (30.94%) TCP/IP
2 48 (13.26%) Firewall
3 41 (11.33%) SAN
4 24 (6.63%) LAN
5 23 (6.35%) GSM
5 23 (6.35%) WAN
6 21 (5.80%) UMTS
7 20 (5.52%) DNS
8 15 (4.14%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (3.87%) SS7
10 13 (3.59%) Wireless
10 13 (3.59%) VoIP
11 12 (3.31%) SDH
11 12 (3.31%) SMS
11 12 (3.31%) DHCP
11 12 (3.31%) DWDM
12 9 (2.49%) Ethernet
12 9 (2.49%) VPN
12 9 (2.49%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (2.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.83%) MySQL
4 2 (0.55%) Big Data
4 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (1.66%) Subversion
2 5 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (9.12%) Telecoms
2 28 (7.73%) Finance
3 26 (7.18%) Marketing
4 18 (4.97%) Spanish Language
5 17 (4.70%) French Language
6 8 (2.21%) German Language
6 8 (2.21%) Back Office
7 3 (0.83%) Front Office
8 2 (0.55%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.55%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.66%) Web Services
2 4 (1.10%) .NET
3 3 (0.83%) HTML
3 3 (0.83%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.55%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (0.55%) SOAP
5 1 (0.28%) J2EE
5 1 (0.28%) COM
5 1 (0.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.25%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.87%) Clustering
4 11 (3.04%) Replication
5 9 (2.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (1.66%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.83%) Open Source
8 3 (0.83%) Kindle
8 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.55%) iPhone
9 2 (0.55%) Wiki
9 2 (0.55%) PKI
9 2 (0.55%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.28%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.28%) SCORM
10 1 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.28%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.28%) iPad
10 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 242 (66.85%) Windows
2 105 (29.01%) Windows 7
3 103 (28.45%) Linux
4 90 (24.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (21.82%) UNIX
6 51 (14.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (10.50%) Windows 8
8 29 (8.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (6.91%) CentOS
10 24 (6.63%) Ubuntu
10 24 (6.63%) Debian
11 20 (5.52%) SUSE
12 15 (4.14%) Windows XP
13 14 (3.87%) Mac OS X
14 11 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (2.76%) Solaris
16 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.55%) Android
17 2 (0.55%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (9.12%) ITIL
2 28 (7.73%) Performance Monitoring
3 24 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (6.35%) Configuration Management
5 15 (4.14%) Service Delivery
5 15 (4.14%) Mentoring
6 14 (3.87%) Network Management
7 13 (3.59%) Change Management
8 12 (3.31%) Product Marketing
9 9 (2.49%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (2.49%) Capacity Management
10 7 (1.93%) Asset Management
10 7 (1.93%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (1.66%) Time Management
11 6 (1.66%) Incident Management
11 6 (1.66%) Project Management
11 6 (1.66%) Workflow
12 5 (1.38%) SIEM
13 4 (1.10%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (1.10%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 58 (16.02%) SQL
2 19 (5.25%) Java
3 18 (4.97%) Perl
4 17 (4.70%) C
5 16 (4.42%) PowerShell
5 16 (4.42%) C++
5 16 (4.42%) Python
5 16 (4.42%) Ruby
6 14 (3.87%) VBScript
7 9 (2.49%) VB
8 3 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (15.47%) Security Cleared
2 48 (13.26%) DV Cleared
3 46 (12.71%) SC Cleared
4 34 (9.39%) Degree
5 23 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (6.08%) MCSE
7 14 (3.87%) CISSP
7 14 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (3.59%) HND
9 12 (3.31%) MCP
9 12 (3.31%) HNC
9 12 (3.31%) CCNA
10 9 (2.49%) CEH
11 7 (1.93%) CCNP
11 7 (1.93%) Sun Certification
12 5 (1.38%) SCSA
13 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.83%) CCSA
13 3 (0.83%) MCITP
14 2 (0.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.42%) SLA
2 6 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 110 (30.39%) Active Directory
2 58 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.70%) XenApp
5 15 (4.14%) vSphere
6 13 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.31%) NDS
8 6 (1.66%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.55%) KVM
9 2 (0.55%) pfSense
9 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.28%) XenServer
10 1 (0.28%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.28%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 26 (7.18%) SCCM
2 25 (6.91%) EMC NetWorker
3 15 (4.14%) SCOM
4 12 (3.31%) WSUS
4 12 (3.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.28%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.28%) Legato
6 1 (0.28%) OPNET
6 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 134 (37.02%) Microsoft
2 88 (24.31%) VMware
3 55 (15.19%) Cisco
4 44 (12.15%) Oracle
5 42 (11.60%) Citrix
6 40 (11.05%) HP
7 29 (8.01%) EMC
7 29 (8.01%) Red Hat
8 21 (5.80%) Avaya
9 17 (4.70%) Sun
10 13 (3.59%) Sybase
11 12 (3.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 12 (3.31%) TIBCO
11 12 (3.31%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 9 (2.49%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.49%) StorageTek
12 9 (2.49%) Brocade
13 8 (2.21%) Huawei
13 8 (2.21%) Symantec
14 6 (1.66%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Gym, Pension,Days Out
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 7% Pension / 12% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c20-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c20-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
iKonnect
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 25 days ago